Only 35 Percent Of NYC Students College-Ready, DOE SaysOne pro-charter group leader said the numbers "remind us that with two thirds of high school students failing to graduate college ready, education in New York City is in a state of emergency.''
New Bill Hopes To Ensure Students 'Never Forget' 9/11 VictimsThe bill would require a period of silence on the morning of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks each year in every New York school.
Parents: We Need More Crossing GuardsNYC parents say that have pleaded for more crossing guards, and that something needs to be done before someone gets hurt.
Cuomo Proposes $100 Million For Yonkers, Upstate SchoolsCuomo said Yonkers schools face a "crisis in education," with the Board of Education proposing elimination of all sports and layoffs of 200 teachers.
Best Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In New York CityAll that knowledge you've accumulated over the years has been because of an army of teachers who have led you through one class after another, whether you wanted to or not. Now it is time to thank your teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day, which falls on May 5 this year. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate the day.
N.Y. State Board Of Regents Calls For Stronger Teacher Evaluation StandardsThe New York State Board of Regents has released new plans for evaluating teachers, in a look beyond 2015 to improve children’s education.
Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot RideRaytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.
Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of AchievementFour girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
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